The Hamilton Tiger-Cats signed international running back Nic Grigsby on Tuesday.
The five-foot-11, 195-pound Grigsby started 14 games this season for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, rushing for 744 yards and eight TDs while adding 55 catches for 444 yards and a touchdown.
He was granted his released Thursday by Winnipeg after being told he was being relegated to a backup.
Grigsby has also spent time with the B.C. Lions as well as in the NFL with the Miami Dolphins, Oakland Raiders and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.